Apple's WWDC 2013 is set for June 10-14, which means that it is less than 2 days away. This time the tickets were sold out in 2 minutes which also made a record. Apple's annual developer's conference is just around the corner and the tech world is actually waiting with utmost curiosity to see what the Cupertino giant has in store for their fans.
Recent reports say that the banners for the upcoming Apple's official conference are already being hoisted at Moscone Center as the venue gets prepped for the June 10-14 event.
Moreover there are analysts waiting for an iOS device (notably, the iPhone 5S), developers looking for iOS 7 and a large part of the population awaiting something from Apple, all these people are actually looking forward to WWDC 2013, the largest Apple event.
The five-day conference will reveal an overhauled iOS interface which has been vigorously debated of late. You'll still keep stumbling into a lot of iOS 7-related articles for a long time. Besides iOS 7, announcements regarding OS X are expected too. These 5 days for Apple guys should be the best and the most hectic hours of the year. There are people around the world who will be having a close look at the event and Apple is sure not to disappoint them.
Igeeksblog reported that Apple has also released the official WWDC app. The session's app has a flatter, simpler look the current design trends than with the usual Apple design style. This does indicate that there's a definite change in the way iOS 7 looks.
However, GizBot has lined up the top five announcements that are expected to happen at San Francisco in Apple's very own annual WWDC event.
In this year's WWDC or Apple's annual event, users and critiques will be expecting to see the new iOS platform. Rumors are that Apple has given its operating system a complete visual make up and redesigning it. New iPhone 5S and iOS 7 concept offers interactive and higher level of customization. Rumored iOS 7 features are the new lock screen widgets and a new Notification Center to new iOS 7 app concepts and an interactive camera. The iOS 7 concept lock screen offers access to the camera as always, but also includes fast access to toggles by tapping next to the clock. This is a feature found on many Android devices and a common jailbreak tweak. The lock screen also comes with a new look. With all the competition that it faces from Android, Apple is expected to make its platform more user friendly and responsive than ever before.
iPad 5 is one device which is highly expected from the WWDC in San Francisco this year. Apple has been tight lipped about what new features iPad 5 would have. However, here are some of the features that are most expected:
Apple was reportedly building its new iPad around its powerful A7X quad-core chip-set. This new iPad is expected to give a smooth multi-tasking experience. With a new and improved operating system in the works, powerful inners are expected to carry out all those high-end media and entertainment tasks.
Rumour has it that the iPad 5 will ship in variants of 16, 32, 64 and 128 GB of internal memory. It is also believed to pack in 1 or 2 GB of RAM. Apple is reportedly prepping its slate with either a 5-megapixel or an 8-megapixel primary shooter, together with a host of improvements. In addition, a rumored 1.3-megapixel front snapper is believed to facilitate video calls better than before. All these are also being expected.
There is much talk abound about the iPad 5's display, Apple is reportedly using Sharp's IGZO technology to build the fabled iPad 5 display.
iRadio is one thing which has been rumored for years, but it looks like Apple's streaming music service is actually becoming a reality. Reportedly, it was said that a deal with Universal Music Group had been made ready for a while, and Warner Music Group had signed on earlier this week. AllThingsD also reported saying that that Sony Music Entertainment, has signed on for "iRadio."
iRadio might be unveiled next week and if it turns out to be as expected, the free internet radio service will allow users to stream music onto their Apple devices anytime, anywhere.
The iWatch is getting a lot of press lately, and it's no surprise that Apple is exploring its next big product. Everyone seems to be getting excited about a recent iWatch name. It's early days for the smartwatch market but it is highly expected from WWDC this year. The iWatch might be far away from the retail stores for the time being, but it could be shown off to developers at this year's meet.
Apple's App Store
Along with iOS, Apple's App Store is also predicted to get some major make over at this year's developers conference. Among other changes, it is rumored that users will now be able to try apps before they actually buy them. This way, they will know exactly what they are getting for their money before they go ahead and purchase any apps. As of now Android app store has been growing in a fast pace, However, Apple fans will like get to hear good news regarding the revamped Apple's App Store.
This is another device that has been been on rumors since few months back. Apple iPhone 5S which is expected to be announced at WWDC. Several leaks point out at major internal change to be expected. The physical factor would remain the same; it should look exactly the same from the outside. According to an AppleInsider report, the Apple patent filing has surfaced online, which gives an insight to an iOS prototype, remotely controlling multiple devices via a 'social camera flash.' To explain it further, the report explicates that a primary iOS device, for example an iPhone; will be able to control other multiple iOS devices including an iPhone, iPad or more as strobe light for the primary camera to provide better flash and lightening quality in order to take shots.